Kevin Munro, current special education director for the Pioneer School District, has been appointed the new principal at Arcade Elementary School as of Oct. 1.
Munro, 47, is from East Aurora and has been with the district over 20 years, the last six in special education. He succeeds Mary Simons, who retired in August after 26 years with the district.
Munro is a graduate of Kenmore West High School and has teaching degrees from Cortland State and Buffalo State colleges. He also is a certified school administrator.